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Tantalum Legislation To Impact Capacitor Industry In 2011

Tantalum Legislation To Impact Capacitor Industry In 2011

AVX Reports Net Sales Up 8% Sequentially; 36% Year-On-Year For June 2010 Quarter

AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) AVX today reported preliminary unaudited results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2010. Highlights: Revenue for the June 2010 quarter of $396.5 million increased 8%…

Kemet Reports Net Sales Up 14.5% Sequentially; 62% Year-On-Year

KEMET Corporation (NYSE Amex: KEM) reported July 28, 2010 preliminary results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2010. Net sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 were…

New Tantalum Study Reaffirms Looming Metal Shortage

A new study by Paumanok Publications, Inc. entitled “Tantalum Capacitors: World Markets, Technologies & Opportunities: 2010-2015” has reaffirmed that a shortage of the rare metal used in capacitor anodes, sputtering…

KEMET Announces Consolidation of Ceramic and FE Business Groups

Greenville, South Carolina (March 22, 2010) – KEMET Corporation (KEME.OB), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid aluminum, plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that it will…

UN Report Covering Tantalum Mining In The Congo Results in Interesting Survey Responses

Many Say Sanctions are Not Effective The United Nations has decided to keep sanctions in place against the Democratic Republic of The Congo (DRC) for 2010. These sanctions will attempt…

Holy Stone Buys Hitachi AIC Tantalum and Niobium Capacitor Division

Bill Tang, the CEO of Holy Stone Enterprise Co. LTD has confirmed that Holy Stone through the establishment of a new corporation is assuming the assets and operations of Hitachi Chemical Electronics Co., LTD (Hitachi AIC)

KEMET Acquires EPCOS’ Tantalum Capacitor Facility

GREENVILLE, SC – KEMET Corporation has announced that the Company is in advanced discussions with EPCOS AG with respect to acquiring the Tantalum Capacitor Business Unit of EPCOS. With KEMET’s…

EPCOS: Tantalum Plant Tour in Évora, Portugal- January 2000

PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2000 Author’s Note: This factory was sold to Kemet Electronics, seven years later. In August 1998, EPCOS (formerly Siemens + Matsushita Components GmbH & Co. KG),…

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